Google announces the news that it will now be possible to transfer WhatsApp history from iPhone to phones running Android 12.
The feature was previously available for Samsung phones, but now it is also available for all Pixel phones, and it will be available for all new phones running Android 12. It was recently launched by Google. Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro, which Dagens PS previously told.
Preserve important memories for users
The ability to transfer your entire WhatsApp chat history between iPhone and Android is a feature that many users will appreciate. Many people have conversations with photos, movies, and audios that are precious memories, and they don’t want to get rid of them by changing phones and operating systems. And the inability to transfer their data from iPhone to Android surely made many people hesitate before changing phones.
operation according to the edge It is easy for users to manage. Google has worked in collaboration with WhatsApp to make it as seamless as possible for potential OS keys. What is required is for WhatsApp to be updated on both iPhone and Android phone, and you also need a USB-C to Lightning cable.
Simple and safe operation
The user then receives a message with a QR code to scan, and Google states that they have taken care to ensure that no one else can access the data. There is also a built-in pause for receiving messages while the transfer is in progress. Thus there is no risk of losing messages during the process.
Older Android phones can also access the feature. According to Google, phone OEMs can add support for this feature when it gets updated to Android 12. For now, the focus is on making sure that manufacturers provide phones with Android 12 that support the feature directly.
WhatsApp uses different formats and cloud backups in Android and iOS, which makes it impossible to recover from clouds. The app also uses encryption in the phone itself for messages, which made the transmission process complicated. With the new update, it will be possible to transfer the history via cable between phones.
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